Community Engagement: Hacienda Foot Patrol with a UUMV Custody
North Precinct, July 5, 2017
GET Officers made an appearance on foot at the Hacienda property in the Cully neighborhood; earlier the team attended a meeting with Neighborhood Response Team officers, the crime prevention coordinator of Multnomah County and the property management staff with Hacienda Properties regarding a problem apartment. This productive meeting initiated a plan to address issues with the problem apartment.
End of Holladay Park Mission and Continued Efforts with PSU
North Precinct, July 2, 2017
Sunday concluded the high visibility, five-day mission around Holladay Park. North patrol Officers with the assistance from the Transit Police Division, the Gang Enforcement Team and Parks and Recreation were running this mission due to increased criminal activity. Connected, Gang Outreach and Parole and Probation added input into this collaborative work. With limited resources and time, the Officers' efforts culminated in sixteen exclusions, ten warnings and seven custodies. The mission ended with another night of much needed calm in the park.
Also, North continued its Portland State University software surveying with tablets on Saturday. Officers carrying the tablets met with business owners and community members who live in the area to hear their concerns relating to crime and livability issues around the Lloyd District.
Walking beat in Old Town
Central Precinct, July 1, 2017
Five Officers and a Sergeant performed an enforcement-based walking beat in Old Town. In 1 hour, Officers arrested 6 subjects on warrants and other crimes which were disturbing the peace in the area. Several areas were also cleaned up by folks staying in the area. Multiple community members approached and thanked the officers for their efforts.
Community Parade Assistance
Traffic Division: June 30, 2017
Members of the Traffic Division assisted the LaVang Vietnamese Catholic Church with their annual church parade. This parade is a part of a weekend long celebration at the Church located at NE Alameda and 56th. The event was a great success and the parishioners were very thankful for the assistance.
Quad Squad on Patrol
North Precinct: June 30, 2017
Officers and Sergeants went on patrol in North Portland on ATVs. With the help of the Public Spaces Outreach and Management grant, PPB was able to show a presence in many of Portland's parks including Pier Park, McCoy Park, Cathedral Park and Peninsula Park.